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National Rankings

How does Randolph College measure up?

To get an unbiased opinion and see how Randolph compares to other colleges and universities, take a look at some of our recent national rankings:

  • Randolph was ranked #13 in the nation for "Best Professors" by CBSnews.com (2013)
  • Randolph was ranked #1 in the nation for "Most Accessible Professors" by Newsweek (2011)

  • Princeton Review Best 378 Colleges 2014 Edition Randolph College has once again been ranked as one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The educational services company featured Randolph in the new 2014 edition of its annual college guide, "The Best 378 Colleges."
  • The Princeton Review also named Randolph one of the best colleges in the southeast.
  • Fiske Guide to  Colleges 2014 EditionThe Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014 included Randolph as one of the top schools in the nation.
  • Randolph College was ranked 13th in the nation for best professors by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity. (2013)
  • Colleges of Distinction 2014 EditionRandolph College has been named a 2013-2014 College of Distinction, one of only 10 colleges and universities in Virginia to be granted that honor.
  • Washington Monthly recognized Randolph as one of the top liberal arts schools in the nation in its Public Good Rankings. (2013) The publication rates schools based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories:
    • Social Mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students),
    • Research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs), and
    • Service (encouraging students to give something back to their country.
  • Randolph College is one of only 283 colleges nationwide with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the most prestigious academic honor society in the United States.